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Bill O’Brien has measured praise for Deshaun Watson

Maybe the coach doesn’t want his rookie to get a big head. Maybe the coach is still spoiled by his time with Tom Brady. Either way, Bill O’Brien was measured in his praise of quarterback Deshaun Watson after his first start. “It wasn’t perfect,” O’Brien told reporters after the 13-9 win. “He did some good [more]

Texans Fans React To Seeing Deshaun Watson Hanging Out With Mia Khalifa (TWEETS)

Earlier this week, it was announced that rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson would be starting his first game of the season after former starting QB Tom Savage wasn’t so savage against the Jacksonville Jaguars. It was a special day, because he was starting on Thursday against the Cincinnati Bengals and it just so happened to be […]

Tom Savage shouldn't be benched for his terrible play, says his agent

Savage lost the starting job midway through the Texans’ Week 1 loss to the Jaguars. Tom Savage was benched midway through an abysmal performance against the Jaguars in Week 1. Deshaun Watson was named the starter for Week 2, and Savage’s...Show More Summary

Deshaun Watson is 18th quarterback change in Texans’ last 54 games

As Deshaun Watson prepares to start tonight against the Bengals, he represents an extraordinary run of quarterback instability for the Texans. When Bill O’Brien decided to anoint Watson over Tom Savage one game into this season, it represented the 18th quarterback change for the Texans over their last 54 games, encompassing 10 different quarterbacks. Matt [more]

Tom Savage’s agent speaks about his benching

The Texans haven’t officially announced that Deshaun Watson will start Thursday night’s game at Cincinnati. But it’s the worst-kept secret in football, especially when the agent representing the quarterback who was benched goes public to take issue with the benching. In an interview with the newly-resurrected PFT Live afternoon podcast (better title pending, or worse), [more]

Deshaun Watson named Texans’ starter for Week 2 against Bengals

It’s the rookie’s time to shine. The writing was on the wall when Tom Savage was benched for Deshaun Watson midway through the Jaguars’ absolute rout of the Texans in Week 1. Now it’s official: Watson will be the Texans’ starter in Week...Show More Summary

Deshaun Watson is expected to start for the Texans in Week 2

Watson replaced quarterback Tom Savage during halftime against the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Houston Texans are expected to stick with rookie Deshaun Watson as their starting quarterback, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. During...Show More Summary

The Texans should keep playing Deshaun Watson

Tom Savage is probably a nice guy, but Watson is probably both better and more fun. When Deshaun Watson wasn’t the first quarterback picked in April’s NFL draft, I thought that was weird. So did every other college football fan, along with most of the media members who cover that sport every day. Show More Summary

Jalen Ramsey thinks Texans should go with Deshaun Watson

Texans coach Bill O’Brien didn’t name a starter for Thursday’s game after pulling Tom Savage in a 27-9 loss to the Jaguars and didn’t solicit advice about who to pick, but one Jaguars defender offered it anyway. You might think cornerback Jalen Ramsey would be more than happy to continue seeing Savage in the lineup [more]

Tom Savage doesn’t know what’s next, but he’ll “be ready to go”

All offseason, the Texans insisted Tom Savage was their starting quarterback. That lasted a half, as he was pulled for rookie Deshaun Watson, and no one’s saying now which one will start in the short week against the Bengals Thursday night. “Obviously, you never want to be replaced,” Savage said, via Aaron Wilson of the [more]

Texans face QB controversy after 29-7 loss to Jaguars

The Houston Texans already have a quarterback controversy after just one game after Tom Savage was benched for rookie Deshaun Watson in a 29-7 loss to the Jaguars        

Deshaun Watson steps in for Tom Savage as Texans stumble against Jaguars

Rookie QB Deshaun Watson only had to wait one half to get his first shot after starter Tom Savage was benched.        

An Ode to Texans QB Tom Savage, Who Lost His Starting Job a Few Minutes After Lunch

The Houston Texans gave Tom Savage the keys to the offense for their Week 1 showdown with the Jacksonville Jaguars, and it took him just two quarters to drop those suckers down a sewer grate, leaving Deshaun Watson to fish them out.Show More Summary

Tom Savage lasts one half in Houston before he's replaced by Deshaun Watson

At some point perhaps we’ll question if the reason quarterback after quarterback fails with Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien is actually because of Bill O’Brien. O’Brien gave Tom Savage the start in Week 1, as he told everyone all offseason he would. Show More Summary

Tom Savage, Deshaun Watson face no-win situation if Texans won’t pay Duane Brown

Savage struggled against a tough Jaguars defense, but the Texans did him few favors Tom Savage got exactly one half of the 2017 NFL season to prove himself as a starter. A combination of a smothering Jaguars defense and the failuresShow More Summary

Texans’ quarterback switch pays off in a Deshaun Watson touchdown

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So perhaps Deshaun Watson was the enlightened choice at quarterback after all. After one desultory half in which he was under constant pressure, Tom Savage was benched by Houston Texans Coach Bill O’Brien. In came Watson, the team’s first-round draft pick, and he promptly led the team to a touchdown and infused NRG Stadium with […]

Deshaun Watson throws touchdown on first drive

So long, Tom Savage. Savage kept his starting job for all of a half. Down 19-0, the Texans switched to rookie Deshaun Watson. Watson’s mobility kept him from being a sitting duck behind an offensive line missing holdout left tackle Duane Brown. Watson provided a spark, driving the Texans 75 yards in 14 plays. He [more]

Deshaun Watson makes debut in second half

It wasn’t all Tom Savage‘s fault. With left tackle Duane Brown continuing his holdout, Savage was sacked six times in the first half as the Texans tried two different left tackles to no avail. However, after Savage went 7-of-13 for 62 yards in the first half and the Texans trailed 19-0, they elected to go [more]

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